Go-astronomy logo

Sculptor Constellation
Constellation Sculptor the Sculptor Star Map

Sculptor, the Sculptor (Scl)


The constellation of Sculptor, the Sculptor, is best viewed in Fall during the month of November. It's brightest star is Alpha Sculptoris at magnitude 4.30. The boundary of the Sculptor constellation contains 6 stars that host known exoplanets.

      1. Pronunciation:
      2. SCULP-ter
      1. Meaning:
      2. Sculptor
      1. Genitive:
      2. Sculptoris
      1. Abbreviation:
      2. Scl
      1. Constellation Family:
      2. LaCaille
      1. Hemisphere:
      2. Southern
      1. Quadrant:
      2. SQ1
      1. Best viewing month*:
      2. November
      1. Right Ascension (avg):
      2. 1h 0m
      1. Declination (avg):
      2. -38° 31'
      1. Brightest star:
      2. Alpha Sculptoris  (4.30)
      1. Stars with planets:
      2. 6

    Star Clusters in Sculptor

    The most notable, famous, and easy-to-find star clusters in the constellation Sculptor :

        1. Star cluster
        2. Catalog #
        3. Cluster type

      Galaxies in Sculptor

      The most notable, famous, and easy-to-find galaxies in the constellation Sculptor :

          1. Galaxy name
          2. Catalog #
          3. Galaxy type

        Exoplanets in Sculptor

        These are the most notable named exoplanet systems known in the constellation Sculptor. Bear in mind that we will likely discover billions of exoplanets in the years to come.

            1. Host star name
            2. Exoplanet name

          * For southern latitudes, flip the season listed. For example, if a constellation is listed as best viewed in the summer in the month of July, in the southern hemisphere the constellation would be best viewed in the winter in January and would be upside-down.

          ** Circumpolar constellations are visible year-round in the hemisphere listed (and not at all in the opposite).